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Dateq SPL-5TS

Microcontroller controlled audio level guard with microphone, 3 timeslots and data storage 64 days


The SPL5 is the enhanced version of the SPL3; the audio level is monitored by means of a microphone; the microcontroller continuously measures the microphone-level and attenuates the output level as much as necessary to keep the sound level below the given threshold. The SPL5 can be used in live-situations to monitor the audio level produced by a live-band, and sanction is necessary by cutting off the mains voltage or give an optical indication to the band. In a non-live situation, so music played over the PA-equipment the SPL5 is inserted after the mixer, and before the amplifiers. It uses the microphone to determine the audio level, and attenuates the output level is required. New in the SPL5 is the possibility to store the sound-level data, and event history over a period of two months. With the PC-software the limiters memory can be read out. Configuring the limiter is done with the same software. But before it becomes possible to make any changes this software has to be registered; this makes it impossible for un-authorised people to alter the limiters configuration. This PC-software makes it possible to control the limiter over a computer-network, and even over the Internet!


- Based on DATEQ SPL limiter principle
- Live and music mode
- 3 Timeslots/ day
- Fraud detection

- 2 Months data storage
- Controllable over the Internet
- Compatible with Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP
- Registration only needed when configuration changed have to be made


- Mic (measuring microphone): XLR-3 female. To be used with the supplied microphone only!
- Line (left and right): XLR-3 female. Electronically balanced.
- Nominal input level: 0dBu
- Input impedance: 50kOhm
- Common-mode rejection: >86dB

- Line (left and right): XLR-3 male. Electronically balanced.
- Output impedance: 50Ohm

- Frequency response: 5Hz...35kHz @ -1dB
- Signal/ noise ratio: >80dB
- THD+N (IEC-A): <0.06%

- Threshold: 70...120dBA (resolution 1dB)
- Output correction: -50...+18dB (resolution 0,5dB)
- Microphone correction: -40...+18dB (resolution 0,5dB)
- Maximum attenuation adjustment: -6...-50dB (resolution 0,5dB)

- 2Mbit E2PROM
- 64 days sound sample memory (resolution 1 minute)
- 64 days event memory (maximum 96 per day)

External signalling
- External attenuator: 0...-20dB (with 10kOhm lin. potmeter)
- Signalling outputs: 15V/ 5mA max.

- Voltage range: 220...240VAC/ 50Hz
- Power: 15W

Dimensions and weight
- Front: 483mm x 45mm (B x H) = 19inch/ 1HE
- Depth: 175mm
- Weight: 2.7kg

€ 1235.00